Origin of occurrence
Examples from the Web for occurrence
On its eastern front, exchanges of fire with Pakistan are a daily occurrence.
But when I moved to San Francisco, and later to Los Angeles, it became an occurrence.
I tried a half-dozen other representatives, none who could remedy the blunder, all who cited different reasons for the occurrence.
Tweets requesting that he come scream in the face of the respective tweeter are a daily occurrence.How 'Billy on the Street' Star Billy Eichner Turned Screaming at Strangers Into Comedy Gold|Kevin Fallon|March 12, 2014|DAILY BEAST
So the occurrence of the infection in a person exposed to pond water is, although heart-breaking, somewhat logical.This Amoeba Eats Your Brain: Naegleria Fowleri Rattles New Orleans|Kent Sepkowitz|September 23, 2013|DAILY BEAST
When we face the situation of reporting an occurrence, we can tell the truth or we can lie.The Science of Human Nature|William Henry Pyle
They were completely surprised and totally unready for such an occurrence.A Kut Prisoner|H. C. W. Bishop
The occurrence was justly deemed without a parallel in history.Daniel Webster for Young Americans|Daniel Webster
We can cite a host of zymotic diseases the occurrence of which once serves as a protection against future attacks.
But such an occurrence is not unique, for we find in books several tales of very fierce dragons.Penguin Island|Anatole France
1530s, from Middle French occurrence "unexpected happening" or directly from Medieval Latin occurrentia, from Latin occurentem (nominative occurens), present participle of occurrere (see occur).